that is the great. the story yesterday. tonight on r.t. international the pentagon confirms that a u.s. generals been killed in an attack on a military academy in afghanistan he's the most senior american officer to lose his life in the country since two thousand and one. shell shock in east ukraine these are the pictures in the town of which is under heavy fire while another resistance ganske declares a humanitarian disaster. and israel pulling its troops from gaza both sides agree a three day cease fire we look at the devastation wrought so far by the month long mission that's killed nearly nineteen hundred people.